Travel

The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) is just 20 minutes north of downtown Iowa City and is served by most major airlines. For more information about the airport and ground transportation, please visit their website.

For driving directions to the Blank Honors Center, click here.

A campus map of the University of Iowa can be found on the University of Iowa website. APTTI’s “home base” is the Blank Honors Center, located near the intersection of Clinton Street and Market Street. Other building information can be located on the maps page by hovering or searching for the designated building.

Traffic Alert: Several road construction projects are causing traffic delays for travelers coming into Iowa City. For travelers entering Iowa City via the North Dubuque St exit note that North Dubuque St will be reduced to two lanes and, during peak traffic, may see delays of up to 30 minutes. For more information on road closures please visit the City of Iowa City's website.

Parking

For campus parking information, click here. The closest campus parking options to APTTI classrooms include the North Campus Parking Ramp, the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Parking Ramp, and the Iowa City Tower Place Ramp. Visitor Parking Coupons are available for the North Campus and IMU ramps upon request. (Contact Lori Hudson: aptti@belinblank.org.)

For parking managed by The City of Iowa City, information on ramps, meters and rates can be found here. City ramps that are closest to APTTI classrooms include the Iowa City Tower Place Ramp and the Iowa City Capitol Street Ramp.

Other parking information:

  • University of Iowa parking standard rates can be found here.
  • Costs for The City of Iowa City ramps and meters can be found here. Both ramps and meters allow for payment via cash or credit cards.
  • Real time parking availability for the downtown area (including ramps and meters) can be found by visiting parkme.com.

Lodging

Limited on-campus housing is available at Burge Hall for APTTI participants June 26 – June 30, 2017. The cost is $232/week for a single room. Check-in begins Monday, June 26 at 4:00 pm; check-out is Friday, June 30 by noon. The cost of housing does not include parking or meals. Reservations for on-campus housing can be made online during the registration process. For more information regarding on-campus housing and meals, contact Lori Hudson (aptti@belinblank.org) at the Belin-Blank Center.

Lodging options in downtown Iowa City include the Iowa House Hotel, Sheraton Hotel, and Hotel Vetro. Information on other area hotels, including options in neighboring Coralville, can be found at the Iowa City/Coralville/North Liberty Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For further information about Iowa City, visit the Iowa City / Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. For information about the downtown area, which is within walking distance to APTTI, visit the Iowa City Downtown District.

Dining

Meal tickets to Burge Market Place will be provided for lunch and are included in the cost of registration. Breakfast, dinner, and other meals/snacks are NOT included in the cost of APTTI. The Iowa City Downtown District provides a list of area restaurants. Quick options can be found here. Most campus buildings also have vending machine options available.